Trainings to Improve Adolescent-Centered Practice

The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) out of the University of Michigan has a lot of great resources for school-based health centers and other adolescent-centered clinics. One such tool is their “Spark” trainings. These 20-minute trainings are free and available to you, covering the following topics: Being youth-friendly Strengths-based approaches to adolescent health Adolescent brain development…

Creating Authentic Relationships with Youth and Sharing Trauma-Informed Mindfulness (December 2018)

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being (based out of the University of Washington) will be hosting an upcoming lecture and workshop in December 2018 that may be of interest to school-based health staff. “Dr. Sam Himelstein, PhD will share perspectives on defining and sharing mindfulness in an innovative and relevant way for providers working with youth,…

2018-19 SPS Community Partners Professional Development

Seattle Public Schools’ Community Partnerships Program has released their professional development schedule for the 2018-19 school year. School-based health partners are welcome and encouraged to attend as their schedules allow. Check out the full calendar here. On the first two pages you’ll find workshop summaries, with full details and registration links starting on page 3.…

Free Learning Community for Educational Professionals

Kaiser Permanente’s Thriving Schools initiative is hosting a free Learning Community for Educational Professionals interested in staff well-being. To learn more, ask questions, or put your name on the invitation list, email workforcehealth@kp.org. There is no cost to join the workshops and you can earn three free clock hours per session. Thursday, October 4, 2018: Creating…